* Posts by doesnothingwell

4 posts • joined 30 May 2020

HP CEO talks up HP-ink-only print hardware and higher upfront costs for machines that use other cartridges

doesnothingwell

Re: The problems:

I used to service printers for a few county jails, HP LaserJet 4s could easily do 500,000 pages before needing serviced. The status page included a page count. Not indestructible but leading the field for sure. After year 2000 they started down the path to low quality.

Chromium devs want the browser to talk to devices, computers directly via TCP, UDP. Obviously, nothing can go wrong

doesnothingwell

Re: What happened to Do no evil?

It was sold to alphabet and shot in the head.

Why is ransomware still a thing? One-in-three polled netizens say they would cave to extortion demands

doesnothingwell

Re: The #1 Rule Of Computing

Just like driving, if you hit every frinkin chuckhole and you wheels keep falling off then yes its the users fault. The damage get larger as the dangers increase and thats just like driving 101, don't hit things. Also sleep with your machanic, if they're good looking.

So you really didn't touch the settings at all, huh? Well, this print-out from my secret backup says otherwise

doesnothingwell

I once wrote a full screen trojan that looked just like a bios password prompt. After typing in the ******* it dumped you back to windows leaving a file with the password (muzette). Ten years later I still have it, but I don't have any morons still trying to keep password from their support person.

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